In Bucks God Trusts

In Bucks God Trusts

A Poem by Seeker
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Is cash the new god in person? Read on

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God in vision, showed her true face

Nose less, deaf, mouth less, eyes laced

Dollar bill nailed to her forehead

Now god’s a cyclops on a bill head

Reversing divinities, bucks for godhead

Lost sheep worship god as shepherd

 

Shepherd venerates bucks instead

Who worships who? It may be fairly said

People worship god, god reveres green

Those blessed with wealth ever near it’d seem

To the almighty, her blank checks unseen

At last! God’s tangible, countable and clean

 

Let all who can, rake in wealth no matter how

Their sole blessing for them to flaunt

Only the blessed will stroke holy cow

And milk it dry, then the poor to taunt

The rest left for poverty to haunt

Sweat hard, live hard, for bucks to hunt

 

To church, to church, one day’s for church

Forget not to hurl god in your purse

Without god, worship is fruitless

How else could the pastor bless

His flocks damn high on his opium

And live like some king at the podium?

 

 

©Alwi Shatry, July 2, 2017

© 2017 Seeker



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It's crazy how much we rely on money, It seems it really does rule the world, very sad, I really dislike having money problems.. You wrote such a great piece here

Posted 2 Months Ago


Seeker

2 Months Ago

You are right Kesha, we all have money problems, Kesha and dislike them. It is worshiping money tha.. read more
Kesha

2 Months Ago

You are very welcome

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